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  • Look for some amazing September sunset skies over Arizona

    With the arrival of September and the soon to be end of the monsoon season, look for some amazing colorful sunsets.
  • Harvest moon to rise above Arizona in September

    With the seasons about to change once again in September, we have some great events to look for - the capper being the harvest moon.
  • What lies at the exact center of the Milky Way galaxy?

    The center of our Milky Way galaxy is located some 26,000 light years away, in the constellation of Sagittarius. What do astronomers say lies there?
  • There’s time to prepare for the next major total solar eclipse

    With the second anniversary of the Aug. 21, 2017 total solar eclipse just a week or so away, many wonder when they will get to see another eclipse like that?
  • It’s the time of year to see the amazing stars of the Summer Triangle

    As we reach midpoint of summer, it's a good time to share some of the secrets of the brighter stars of the season - known as the Summer Triangle - as well as the details of these amazing stars!
  • August skies offer some great Arizona views of Jupiter

    August skies offer some amazing sights, as we move deep into the summer! Look for the mighty planet Jupiter as it remains bright in the sky at sunset.
  • 50 years after first landing, when will mankind return to the moon?

    With the world's attention focused on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, what lies ahead with both robotic and human exploration of the moon?
  • Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing

    As you may already know, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is coming on July 20th! Were you a witness to this event?
  • Summer is best time to view Milky Way galaxy in Arizona skies

    With the summer season underway, it’s time to search our Arizona skies for one of the most amazing sights in the entire night sky: the Milky Way galaxy.
  • Get out the telescopes, Saturn returns to visibility in the night sky

    Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun and one of the most memorable, with its amazing ring system. The best views will occur in just a few days, as the ringed planet will come to opposition the night of July 9.